Colonial Dames XVII Century Presents Book To Library

Friday, December 7, 2012
President Pauline Moore, standing left, presents The First Southwest, to Mary Helms, head of Local History and Genealogy Department.  Beside them is Honorary Tennessee State President LaVonne Jolley. Seated from left are Registrar Joan Hanks Hill; David Nelson, Jr., whose wife Bernice was honored; and Past President Lenore Levy, whose husband Bernard Michael Levy was honored.
President Pauline Moore, standing left, presents The First Southwest, to Mary Helms, head of Local History and Genealogy Department. Beside them is Honorary Tennessee State President LaVonne Jolley. Seated from left are Registrar Joan Hanks Hill; David Nelson, Jr., whose wife Bernice was honored; and Past President Lenore Levy, whose husband Bernard Michael Levy was honored.

Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century, Prudhomme Chapter, has presented new books to the Chattanooga Library, completing a series of research sources. 

Three books and a CD: "Heraldry - Coats of Arms" were given also in memory of Patricia Lucille Park Johnson and Richard Elliott Schier.  

Membership in Colonial Dames XVII Century is acquired through genealogical proofs connecting one's lineage to their colonial ancestors.  For information on Prudhomme Fort Chapter membership, call Pauline Moore, president, at 842-7774.

 The Chapter meets in January, and would welcome prospective members.


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